A look at the life and work of Getmore Sithole

The actor Getmore Sithole was born on June 4, 1964, in Zimbabwe. However, he is currently based in South Africa. He is well known for his parts in the hit television series Le lion, Blood & Water, and A Small Town Called Descent.

Biography of Getmore Sithole

Getmore Sithole on the left with Mduduzi Mbaso (right)
Getmore Sithole on the left with Mduduzi Mbaso (right)

Full name: Getmore Sithole
Date of birth: 4 June 1964
Place of birth: Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
Education: Mzilikazi High school, IMM Graduate School
Height: 1.9m
Occupation: Actor and Businessman
Known for: Blood and water, Cain Gumede on Scandal
Net worth: $2 million
Nationality: Zimbabwean South African

Early life

Getmore Sithole was born in Bulawayo Zimbabwe on the 4th of June in 1964. Meaning he is at least 59 years old as of 2023. He attended the Mzilikazi High school in Zimbabwe. Before he moved to South Africa. However, not much is known about his childhood nor the specifics of his family. Only his fathers name is known to be Joe Stewardson.


While we know that he studied alongside David Davis. It’s unknown if it was at the same time he was at IMM or it was another time. However, he has revealed that he studied at IMM. Without neccesarily revealing what he studied there.

Personal life

Getmore Sithole and Ama Qamata
Getmore Sithole and Ama Qamata

The well-known actor is wed to fashion designer Lorraine. In 2002, they became husband and wife. They are the owners and operators of Sandton Elite Apartments, a lodging facility for both domestic and international business travelers. While, this is known. We don’t know how many children he has.

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Height and net worth

The actor stands at a height of 190cm. About 6 foot 3. Which is very tall compared to the average South African male height. His networth is estimated to be at $2 million by briefly SA. Roughly R34 million. When converted to Rands.

Career of Getmore Sithole

He made his acting debut in 2000 after being offered a recurring role in the TV show Generations. Then, in 2002, he appeared in the soap drama Backstage as the tough investigator Dikobo. And finally, he appeared in the 2004 season of the police drama Jozi Streets in the supporting role of Detective Ditini.

Getmore Sithole and Thabang Molaba
Getmore Sithole and Thabang Molaba

He played the role of Advocate Maponya on the well-known soap opera Rhythm City during this time. He made his film debut in 2003 with the French film Le Lion. In 2005, he became a member of the Scandal! cast on eTV. He played the role of Cain Gumede there, and it was a big hit. In the soap opera The Wild, where he played the uncorruptible Joseph Sithole, he continued to play supporting roles.

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More Career feats

He was a candidate for the 2014 Moneygram Zimbabwe Achievers Awards Personality of the Year Award. As Bab Shezi, he had two appearances in the soap opera Ashes to Ashes in 2015, and he played the character through the end of 2016.

He appeared in minor roles for various South African dramas after the television series Ashes to Ashes, including Intersexions, Wild at Heart, 4Play, Jozi-H, Diamond City, Sokhulu & Partners, 90 Plein Street, and The Docket.

Social media

Getmore is on social media. You can find him on Instagram and Facebook with his names. His agency isn’t quite clear so it will be tricky to reach him that way.


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